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BELLA VISTA RESERVE-LA VICTORIA

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# Species:382
# Excl Vagrants:382
# Endemics:13
# Near Endemics:16
Habitat: Humid forest

BIRD CHECKLIST

The table below lists species recorded at this locale but does not indicate frequency of occurrence there. It does indicate whether each species is globally threatened or endangered according to the IUCN and also whether it is migratory, very rare, or accidental in the country. The list is based on available data and may be incomplete.*

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Tinamous: Tinamidae

1Great TinamouTinamus major
2Little TinamouCrypturellus soui

 
Ducks: Anatidae

3/Blue-winged Teal/Spatula discors

 
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows: Cracidae

4Colombian ChachalacaOrtalis columbiana
5Speckled ChachalacaOrtalis guttata

 
New World Quail: Odontophoridae

6Crested BobwhiteColinus cristatus

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

7Rock PigeonColumba livia
8Pale-vented PigeonPatagioenas cayennensis
9Scaled PigeonPatagioenas speciosa
10Band-tailed PigeonPatagioenas fasciata
11Ruddy PigeonPatagioenas subvinacea
12Common Ground DoveColumbina passerina
13Ruddy Ground DoveColumbina talpacoti
14Blue Ground DoveClaravis pretiosa
15Ruddy Quail-DoveGeotrygon montana
16White-tipped DoveLeptotila verreauxi
17Tolima DoveLeptotila conoveri
18Eared DoveZenaida auriculata

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

19Greater AniCrotophaga major
20Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani
21Groove-billed AniCrotophaga sulcirostris
22Striped CuckooTapera naevia
23Little CuckooCoccycua minuta
24Squirrel CuckooPiaya cayana

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

25Lesser NighthawkChordeiles acutipennis
26Common PauraqueNyctidromus albicollis

 
Potoos: Nyctibiidae

27Common PotooNyctibius griseus

 
Swifts: Apodidae

28Chestnut-collared SwiftStreptoprocne rutila
29White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonaris
30Gray-rumped SwiftChaetura cinereiventris
31Band-rumped SwiftChaetura spinicaudus
32Short-tailed SwiftChaetura brachyura
33Lesser Swallow-tailed SwiftPanyptila cayennensis

 
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae

34White-necked JacobinFlorisuga mellivora
35Rufous-breasted HermitGlaucis hirsutus
36Band-tailed BarbthroatThrenetes ruckeri
37Green HermitPhaethornis guy
38Tawny-bellied HermitPhaethornis syrmatophorus
39Long-billed HermitPhaethornis longirostris
40Pale-bellied HermitPhaethornis anthophilus
41Stripe-throated HermitPhaethornis striigularis
42Purple-crowned FairyHeliothryx barroti
43Black-throated MangoAnthracothorax nigricollis
44Longuemare's SunangelHeliangelus clarisse
45Tyrian MetaltailMetallura tyrianthina
46Glowing PufflegEriocnemis vestita
47Coppery-bellied PufflegEriocnemis cupreoventris
48Golden-bellied StarfrontletCoeligena bonapartei
49Mountain VelvetbreastLafresnaya lafresnayi
50Great SapphirewingPterophanes cyanopterus
51Long-billed StarthroatHeliomaster longirostris
52Red-billed EmeraldChlorostilbon gibsoni
53Western EmeraldChlorostilbon melanorhynchus
54White-vented PlumeleteerChalybura buffonii
55Crowned WoodnymphThalurania colombica
56Rufous-tailed HummingbirdAmazilia tzacatl
57Shining-green HummingbirdChrysuronia goudoti
58Blue-chested HummingbirdPolyerata amabilis
59Violet-bellied HummingbirdChlorestes julie

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

60Gray-cowled Wood-RailAramides cajaneus
61Russet-crowned CrakeAnurolimnas viridis
62White-throated CrakeLaterallus albigularis

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

63Southern LapwingVanellus chilensis

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

64/Solitary Sandpiper/Tringa solitaria

 
Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

65Neotropic CormorantNannopterum brasilianus

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

66Rufescent Tiger-HeronTigrisoma lineatum
67Fasciated Tiger-HeronTigrisoma fasciatum
68Great EgretArdea alba
69Snowy EgretEgretta thula
70Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
71Striated HeronButorides striata

 
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

72Bare-faced IbisPhimosus infuscatus
73Buff-necked IbisTheristicus caudatus

 
New World Vultures: Cathartidae

74Black VultureCoragyps atratus
75Turkey VultureCathartes aura
76Lesser Yellow-headed VultureCathartes burrovianus
77King VultureSarcoramphus papa

 
Osprey: Pandionidae

78/Osprey/Pandion haliaetus

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

79White-tailed KiteElanus leucurus
80Hook-billed KiteChondrohierax uncinatus
81Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus
82Black Hawk-EagleSpizaetus tyrannus
83Tiny HawkMicrospizias superciliosus
84Snail KiteRostrhamus sociabilis
85Double-toothed KiteHarpagus bidentatus
86|Mississippi Kite|Ictinia mississippiensis
87Plumbeous KiteIctinia plumbea
88Plain-breasted Hawk**Accipiter ventralis
89Bicolored HawkAccipiter bicolor
90Savanna HawkButeogallus meridionalis
91Roadside HawkRupornis magnirostris
92White-tailed HawkGeranoaetus albicaudatus
93Gray-lined HawkButeo nitidus
94/Broad-winged Hawk/Buteo platypterus
95Short-tailed HawkButeo brachyurus
96|Swainson's Hawk|Buteo swainsoni

 
Owls: Strigidae

97Tropical Screech-OwlMegascops choliba
98Mottled OwlStrix virgata
99Stygian OwlAsio stygius

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

100White-tailed TrogonTrogon chionurus
101Gartered TrogonTrogon caligatus
102Black-throated TrogonTrogon rufus

 
Motmots: Momotidae

103Tody MotmotHylomanes momotula
104Whooping MotmotMomotus subrufescens
105Andean MotmotMomotus aequatorialis
106Rufous MotmotBaryphthengus martii
107Broad-billed MotmotElectron platyrhynchum

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

108Amazon KingfisherChloroceryle amazona
109Green KingfisherChloroceryle americana

 
Puffbirds: Bucconidae

110Barred PuffbirdNystalus radiatus
111Russet-throated PuffbirdHypnelus ruficollis

 
Jacamars: Galbulidae

112Rufous-tailed JacamarGalbula ruficauda

 
New World Barbets: Capitonidae

113White-mantled BarbetCapito hypoleucus

 
Toucans: Ramphastidae

114Collared AracariPteroglossus torquatus
115Yellow-throated ToucanRamphastos ambiguus
116Channel-billed ToucanRamphastos vitellinus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

117Olivaceous PiculetPicumnus olivaceus
118Acorn WoodpeckerMelanerpes formicivorus
119Beautiful WoodpeckerMelanerpes pulcher
120Red-crowned WoodpeckerMelanerpes rubricapillus
121Red-rumped WoodpeckerDryobates kirkii
122Crimson-crested WoodpeckerCampephilus melanoleucos
123Lineated WoodpeckerDryocopus lineatus
124Cinnamon WoodpeckerCeleus loricatus
125Golden-olive WoodpeckerColaptes rubiginosus
126Spot-breasted WoodpeckerColaptes punctigula

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

127Laughing FalconHerpetotheres cachinnans
128Crested CaracaraCaracara cheriway
129Yellow-headed CaracaraDaptrius chimachima
130American KestrelFalco sparverius
131Bat FalconFalco rufigularis

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

132Orange-chinned ParakeetBrotogeris jugularis
133Blue-headed ParrotPionus menstruus
134Yellow-crowned ParrotAmazona ochrocephala
135Spectacled ParrotletForpus conspicillatus
136Brown-breasted ParakeetPyrrhura calliptera
137Brown-throated ParakeetEupsittula pertinax
138Blue-and-yellow MacawAra ararauna
139Scarlet-fronted ParakeetPsittacara wagleri

 
Typical Antbirds: Thamnophilidae

140Great AntshrikeTaraba major
141Black-crested AntshrikeSakesphorus canadensis
142Barred AntshrikeThamnophilus doliatus
143Bar-crested AntshrikeThamnophilus multistriatus
144Black-crowned AntshrikeThamnophilus atrinucha
145Black AntshrikeThamnophilus nigriceps
146Checker-throated StipplethroatEpinecrophylla fulviventris
147White-flanked AntwrenMyrmotherula axillaris
148Slaty AntwrenMyrmotherula schisticolor
149White-fringed AntwrenFormicivora grisea
150White-bellied AntbirdMyrmeciza longipes
151Chestnut-backed AntbirdPoliocrania exsul
152Magdalena AntbirdSipia palliata

 
Tapaculos: Rhinocryptidae

153White-crowned TapaculoScytalopus atratus

 
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers: Furnariidae

154Tyrannine WoodcreeperDendrocincla tyrannina
155Plain-brown WoodcreeperDendrocincla fuliginosa
156Wedge-billed WoodcreeperGlyphorynchus spirurus
157Cocoa WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus susurrans
158Black-striped WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus lachrymosus
159Straight-billed WoodcreeperDendroplex picus
160Red-billed ScythebillCampylorhamphus trochilirostris
161Streak-headed WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes souleyetii
162Montane WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes lacrymiger
163Plain XenopsXenops minutus
164Pale-legged HorneroFurnarius leucopus
165Buff-throated Foliage-gleanerAutomolus ochrolaemus
166Yellow-chinned SpinetailCerthiaxis cinnamomeus
167Silvery-throated SpinetailSynallaxis subpudica
168Pale-breasted SpinetailSynallaxis albescens

 
Manakins: Pipridae

169White-bibbed ManakinCorapipo leucorrhoa
170Velvety ManakinLepidothrix velutina
171White-bearded ManakinManacus manacus
172Striolated ManakinMachaeropterus striolatus
173Golden-headed ManakinCeratopipra erythrocephala

 
Cotingas: Cotingidae

174Red-crested CotingaAmpelion rubrocristatus

 
Tityras and Allies: Tityridae

175Black-crowned TityraTityra inquisitor
176Masked TityraTityra semifasciata
177Cinereous BecardPachyramphus rufus
178Cinnamon BecardPachyramphus cinnamomeus
179White-winged BecardPachyramphus polychopterus
180One-colored BecardPachyramphus homochrous

 
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae

181Golden-crowned SpadebillPlatyrinchus coronatus
182Olive-striped FlycatcherMionectes galbinus
183Ochre-bellied FlycatcherMionectes oleagineus
184Sepia-capped FlycatcherLeptopogon amaurocephalus
185Slaty-capped FlycatcherLeptopogon superciliaris
186Marble-faced Bristle-TyrantPogonotriccus ophthalmicus
187Antioquia Bristle-TyrantPogonotriccus lanyoni
188Black-capped Pygmy-TyrantMyiornis atricapillus
189Scale-crested Pygmy-TyrantLophotriccus pileatus
190Black-throated Tody-TyrantHemitriccus granadensis
191Slate-headed Tody-FlycatcherPoecilotriccus sylvia
192Common Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum cinereum
193Black-headed Tody-FlycatcherTodirostrum nigriceps
194Olivaceous FlatbillRhynchocyclus olivaceus
195Yellow-olive FlycatcherTolmomyias sulphurescens
196Yellow-winged FlycatcherTolmomyias flavotectus
197Southern Beardless-TyrannuletCamptostoma obsoletum
198Brown-capped TyrannuletOrnithion brunneicapillus
199White-banded TyrannuletMecocerculus stictopterus
200Northern Mouse-colored TyrannuletNesotriccus incomta
201Yellow-crowned TyrannuletTyrannulus elatus
202Greenish ElaeniaMyiopagis viridicata
203Yellow-bellied ElaeniaElaenia flavogaster
204Lesser ElaeniaElaenia chiriquensis
205Mountain ElaeniaElaenia frantzii
206Sooty-headed TyrannuletPhyllomyias griseiceps
207Plumbeous-crowned TyrannuletPhyllomyias plumbeiceps
208Golden-faced TyrannuletZimmerius chrysops
209Flavescent FlycatcherMyiophobus flavicans
210/Olive-sided Flycatcher/Contopus cooperi
211Northern Tropical PeweeContopus bogotensis
212Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
213/Acadian Flycatcher/Empidonax virescens
214/Alder Flycatcher/Empidonax alnorum
215/Willow Flycatcher/Empidonax traillii
216Black PhoebeSayornis nigricans
217Vermilion FlycatcherPyrocephalus rubinus
218Streak-throated Bush-TyrantMyiotheretes striaticollis
219White-headed Marsh TyrantArundinicola leucocephala
220Rufous-breasted Chat-TyrantOchthoeca rufipectoralis
221Long-tailed TyrantColonia colonus
222Bright-rumped AttilaAttila spadiceus
223Dusky-capped FlycatcherMyiarchus tuberculifer
224Panama FlycatcherMyiarchus panamensis
225/Great Crested Flycatcher/Myiarchus crinitus
226Brown-crested FlycatcherMyiarchus tyrannulus
227Cattle TyrantMachetornis rixosa
228Great KiskadeePitangus sulphuratus
229Boat-billed FlycatcherMegarynchus pitangua
230Rusty-margined FlycatcherMyiozetetes cayanensis
231Social FlycatcherMyiozetetes similis
232Golden-bellied FlycatcherMyiodynastes hemichrysus
233Streaked FlycatcherMyiodynastes maculatus
234|Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher|Myiodynastes luteiventris
235Piratic FlycatcherLegatus leucophaius
236Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicus
237|Eastern Kingbird|Tyrannus tyrannus
238Fork-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus savana

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

239Rufous-browed PeppershrikeCyclarhis gujanensis
240Black-billed PeppershrikeCyclarhis nigrirostris
241Scrub GreenletHylophilus flavipes
242Yellow-browed Shrike-VireoVireolanius eximius
243Rufous-naped GreenletPachysilvia semibrunnea
244Lesser GreenletPachysilvia decurtata
245/Yellow-throated Vireo/Vireo flavifrons
246Brown-capped VireoVireo leucophrys
247Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
248Chivi VireoVireo chiri
249Yellow-green VireoVireo flavoviridis

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

250Black-chested JayCyanocorax affinis

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

251Blue-and-white SwallowPygochelidon cyanoleuca
252Brown-bellied SwallowOrochelidon murina
253White-thighed SwallowAtticora tibialis
254Southern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx ruficollis
255Gray-breasted MartinProgne chalybea
256Brown-chested MartinProgne tapera
257White-winged SwallowTachycineta albiventer

 
Gnatcatchers: Polioptilidae

258Long-billed GnatwrenRamphocaenus melanurus

 
Wrens: Troglodytidae

259Scaly-breasted WrenMicrocerculus marginatus
260House WrenTroglodytes aedon
261Mountain WrenTroglodytes solstitialis
262Grass WrenCistothorus platensis
263Band-backed WrenCampylorhynchus zonatus
264Bicolored WrenCampylorhynchus griseus
265Sooty-headed WrenPheugopedius spadix
266Black-bellied WrenPheugopedius fasciatoventris
267Whiskered WrenPheugopedius mystacalis
268Bay WrenCantorchilus nigricapillus
269Buff-breasted WrenCantorchilus leucotis
270White-breasted Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucosticta
271Gray-breasted Wood-WrenHenicorhina leucophrys
272Chestnut-breasted WrenCyphorhinus thoracicus

 
Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae

273Tropical MockingbirdMimus gilvus

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

274|Gray-cheeked Thrush|Catharus minimus
275/Swainson's Thrush/Catharus ustulatus
276Pale-breasted ThrushTurdus leucomelas
277Pale-vented ThrushTurdus obsoletus
278Clay-colored ThrushTurdus grayi
279Black-billed ThrushTurdus ignobilis
280Great ThrushTurdus fuscater
281Glossy-black ThrushTurdus serranus

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

282Golden-rumped EuphoniaChlorophonia cyanocephala
283Velvet-fronted EuphoniaEuphonia concinna
284Thick-billed EuphoniaEuphonia laniirostris
285Fulvous-vented EuphoniaEuphonia fulvicrissa
286Orange-bellied EuphoniaEuphonia xanthogaster
287Lesser GoldfinchSpinus psaltria
288<Andean Siskin>Spinus spinescens

 
New World Sparrows: Passerellidae

289Grassland SparrowAmmodramus humeralis
290Black-striped SparrowArremonops conirostris
291Orange-billed SparrowArremon aurantiirostris
292Rufous-collared SparrowZonotrichia capensis
293White-naped BrushfinchAtlapetes albinucha
294Slaty BrushfinchAtlapetes schistaceus
295Pale-naped BrushfinchAtlapetes pallidinucha

 
Troupials and Allies: Icteridae

296Red-breasted MeadowlarkLeistes militaris
297Russet-backed OropendolaPsarocolius angustifrons
298Crested OropendolaPsarocolius decumanus
299Yellow-rumped CaciqueCacicus cela
300Yellow-backed OrioleIcterus chrysater
301Orange-crowned OrioleIcterus auricapillus
302Yellow OrioleIcterus nigrogularis
303/Baltimore Oriole/Icterus galbula
304Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensis
305Giant CowbirdMolothrus oryzivorus
306Carib GrackleQuiscalus lugubris

 
New World Warblers: Parulidae

307Northern WaterthrushParkesia noveboracensis
308/Black-and-white Warbler/Mniotilta varia
309/Tennessee Warbler/Leiothlypis peregrina
310/Mourning Warbler/Geothlypis philadelphia
311/American Redstart/Setophaga ruticilla
312/Cerulean Warbler/Setophaga cerulea
313Tropical ParulaSetophaga pitiayumi
314/Bay-breasted Warbler/Setophaga castanea
315/Blackburnian Warbler/Setophaga fusca
316Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
317/Blackpoll Warbler/Setophaga striata
318Chestnut-capped WarblerBasileuterus delattrii
319Black-crested WarblerMyiothlypis nigrocristata
320Buff-rumped WarblerMyiothlypis fulvicauda
321Russet-crowned WarblerMyiothlypis coronata
322/Canada Warbler/Cardellina canadensis
323Slate-throated RedstartMyioborus miniatus
324Golden-fronted RedstartMyioborus ornatus

 
Mitrospingid Tanagers: Mitrospingidae

325Dusky-faced TanagerMitrospingus cassinii

 
Cardinals and Allies: Cardinalidae

326Hepatic TanagerPiranga flava
327/Summer Tanager/Piranga rubra
328/Scarlet Tanager/Piranga olivacea
329Sooty Ant-TanagerHabia gutturalis
330Crested Ant-TanagerHabia cristata
331/Rose-breasted Grosbeak/Pheucticus ludovicianus
332Blue-black GrosbeakCyanoloxia cyanoides

 
Tanagers and Allies: Thraupidae

333Black-faced TanagerSchistochlamys melanopis
334Gray-headed TanagerEucometis penicillata
335White-shouldered TanagerLoriotus luctuosus
336Tawny-crested TanagerTachyphonus delatrii
337White-lined TanagerTachyphonus rufus
338Flame-rumped TanagerRamphocelus flammigerus
339Crimson-backed TanagerRamphocelus dimidiatus
340Blue-capped TanagerSporathraupis cyanocephala
341Black-chested Mountain TanagerCnemathraupis eximia
342Scarlet-bellied Mountain TanagerAnisognathus igniventris
343Golden-crowned TanagerIridosornis rufivertex
344Glistening-green TanagerChlorochrysa phoenicotis
345Blue-gray TanagerThraupis episcopus
346Palm TanagerThraupis palmarum
347Scrub TanagerStilpnia vitriolina
348Golden-hooded TanagerStilpnia larvata
349Blue-necked TanagerStilpnia cyanicollis
350Plain-colored TanagerTangara inornata
351Bay-headed TanagerTangara gyrola
352Golden TanagerTangara arthus
353Swallow TanagerTersina viridis
354Black-faced DacnisDacnis lineata
355Black-faced Dacnis**Dacnis egregia
356Blue DacnisDacnis cayana
357Purple HoneycreeperCyanerpes caeruleus
358Red-legged HoneycreeperCyanerpes cyaneus
359Green HoneycreeperChlorophanes spiza
360Guira TanagerHemithraupis guira
361Yellow-backed TanagerHemithraupis flavicollis
362White-eared ConebillConirostrum leucogenys
363Capped ConebillConirostrum albifrons
364Rufous-browed ConebillConirostrum rufum
365Glossy FlowerpiercerDiglossa lafresnayii
366Black FlowerpiercerDiglossa humeralis
367Masked FlowerpiercerDiglossa cyanea
368Black-headed HemispingusPseudospingus verticalis
369Saffron FinchSicalis flaveola
370Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarina
371Chestnut-bellied SeedeaterSporophila castaneiventris
372Ruddy-breasted SeedeaterSporophila minuta
373Thick-billed Seed-FinchSporophila funerea
374Gray SeedeaterSporophila intermedia
375Yellow-bellied SeedeaterSporophila nigricollis
376<Slate-colored Seedeater>Sporophila schistacea
377Plain-colored SeedeaterCatamenia inornata
378BananaquitCoereba flaveola
379Yellow-faced GrassquitTiaris olivaceus
380Buff-throated SaltatorSaltator maximus
381Olive-gray SaltatorSaltator olivascens
382Streaked SaltatorSaltator striatipectus

 *Nomenclature and taxonomic affinities are based on Clements 6th Edition published 2007 with updates through 2021 maintained by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, which relies largely on the AOU and SACC nomenclature committees. IUCN status may reflect splits not currently recognized by Clements.
**Species not accepted by Clements, AOU, or SACC that we recognize based on the IOC, field observations along with geographical separation, consensus opinions of field guide authors, and other sources. These species are potential splits in future Clements updates.